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Heredity and Hormones Erica Angold September 22, 2010 BEH/225 Tina Green
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Heredity and Hormones Nature versus nurture has always been one of the many puzzles psychologists have done studies on. Which is better, nature or nurture? During these studies no one has been able to make a distinct decision. Some say nurture is better than nature and vise versa. Heredity Heredity is the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring. It is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization. This results in the genesis of a new individual similar to others of its kind but exhibiting certain variations resulting from the particular mix of genes and their interactions with the environment (dictionary.com, 2010). Hormones Hormones are the chemical substances released by the endocrine glands. They are carried throughout the body by the bloodstream and help regulate the bodily activities. Hormones can have an imbalance that can cause a disruption in the growth process. If
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